A family you, put your life with us in the fellowship of the church. Elder Dr. D.E. Oh! Studying Jesus In Every Book of The Bible, OPERATION CHRISTMAS Doubtless, or as far as I would judge, certainly our Lord was born in the springtime. Youve been so faithful, said Herring, who is the only Black woman preacher of a Missionary Baptist church in Alachua County and one of a handful in North Central Florida. He said the DaySpring congregation must stay focused and compassionate to those around them. Dont look back if youre going to become the prisoner of your past.. Your eyes were put in front of you for a reason.. Seeking God. -- Phil 4:13. And as you look upon them your heart cries, O God! And as you look and as you look, your hearts cry, O God! It is thus with the tender, and sweet, and gentle, and precious influence of Christ in our world; so humble, so quiet, so tender, but oh so meaningful; taking away from the worlds night and adding to the worlds day: To give light to them that sit in darkness, and second, and in the shadow of death [Luke 1:79]. There is a deacon here seated right in front of me that for several years invited me to bring a Christian message to a Christmas party he held each year for his employees. We care about social justice in our community and around the world. The soul that sins shall die [Ezekiel 18:4, 20]. Before I begin the morning message, could I say a preparatory and preliminary word concerning our beautiful and meaningful service tonight? We minister to them three hundred sixty-five days out of the year.
It would be a climate about like here in the city of Dallas. For unto us a Child is born, and unto us a Son is given: and the government of the kingdoms of this world shall rest upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. Dozens of parishioners helped the church at 1945 NE Eighth celebrate its 107th anniversary during the church's Sunday morning worship service. [2 Corinthians 4:6]. November 7, 14, 21, Location: BEVERLY HILLS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST & Live on Facebook, Location: BEVERLY HILLS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST. We all need CPR Christ, prayer and repentance.. People may hold it against you but not God.. Blessing, Christmas, Gifts, Savior, Christmas, 1962, Luke. Not school. Creating Community, Jesus at the Home of Mary and Martha, Minerva Teichert, The Good Samaritan, Paula Modersohn-Becker, The Swine Driven Into the Sea, James Tissot, Jesus Appears to the Disciples After the Resurrection, Imre Morocz. We are a small multi-generational congregation with engaging children and youth ministries. Richardson II, pastor of TOPROC Church of God in Christ in Gainesville, presided over the service. And He offered that sacrifice on the altar as an atonement for our sins. Twenty-five years ago, graduated from our Southern Seminary, I began my first full time pastorate in a county seat town in Oklahoma. Parishioners wore pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We'd love to hear from you, to pray with you and to companion you on this journey called life. On our property we have a labyrinth and a community garden. It means the glory of the light that fills and gladdens this world. JOIN US AS WE GO TO THE OAKS OF ALAMANCE THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 6:30 P.M. WE SING AND SHARE GODS WORD AND UNITE OUR HEARTS IN WORSHIP! Oh, the fierce and frigid winds, the glacial rivers, the vast and frozen seas, the howling of wolves, and the miserable cries of mankind! Whereby the anatole, the Dayspring, the sun rising, from God, hath fallen upon us [Luke 1:78]. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. And they do this thing like those players do at Oberammergau, to the glory of God and to the praise of our blessed Lord Jesus. Twenty-five years ago our nation was still in the grips of a terrible Depression; people were unemployed. Suppose there were no dawn, no anatole, no sunrising. The wages of sin is death [Romans 6:23]. There is white paper in Coleman Hall. But when our Lord redeemed the earth and bought it back to Himself, He framed in the womb of a virgin girl a prepared body for the Son of God. Then on the twenty-fifth day of December is the first day that God takes away from the length of the night of this world and adds to the length of the day, which is a harbinger of the blessing of Christ upon His people to give light, taking away from the earths night and adding to the earths light. But that's really only the beginning. I am so glad to be here, Richardson said. Make it now. Did you ever think of the miracle of sunrise; the marvel indescribable glory of the quiet and beautiful dawn? The sweetness of the blessedness of the love of God in the atoning ministry of Christ is beyond what a poet could write, or an angel could sing, or a preacher could preach. Use tab to navigate through the menu items. He spoke the word; there were the suns and the stars. Now while we sing our song of appeal, somebody you give his heart to Jesus. These Japanese lanterns around and the lighted screen behind are some of the most effective decorations weve had in this long series of White Christmas programs. The service began with an introduction by Minister AzzuDee Johnson and a hymn by the DaySpring Baptist Church Praise Ensemble. In so doing, you accept God's gift of amazing grace. We destroy a Tojo; a Mao Tse-tungg takes his place. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. This church made it because of your faithfulness. We destroy a Hitler; a Stalin takes his place. Take away from the darkness and add to the light. Every messianic hope you will ever read in the Word of God will find its ultimate and beautiful climax in the incomparable poetic descriptions of the Prince of Peace. So let us know by leaving a message here, and we will be in contact with you soon.
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Oh, the meaning, the blessedness of the messianic light of the knowledge of the glory of God that shines in the face of Jesus Christ! Dr. Marie Herring, the churchs 12th pastor, thanked the congregation for their support throughout County. Welcome to the official mobile application for Dayspring Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama. Your browser does not support the audio tag. And well be here tonight and standing around the walls. But there is a sadness in visiting an American military cemetery abroad that brings a despair and a hearts cry beyond what I could describe. You are welcome today, tomorrow and always. There he is a pilgrim in the earth and the road doesnt end. In the text, first it says, to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death [Luke 1:79]. As Micah said: He shall judge from among the peoples, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, their spears into pruninghooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore. In holiness, in righteousness before Him, all the days of our life. Then there is a prepared group of guides who begin to sing, Rock of ages, cleft for me, let me hide myself in Thee. And as the beautiful song is sung, at the distance in the cavern, the light begins to shine and increases and wax greater and stronger until the whole glory of the cavern is once again a maze of the marvel of the handiwork of God. So join us. In accordance with the best public health advisories, we are not traveling to church. Whereby the anatole form on high hath visited us [Luke 1:78]; the warmth of the presence of the light of God in this earth. Make it this morning. Thats why the gospel is the good news. Were still going strong. And visit our American military cemeteries abroad. And though we may not be able to gather during this time, we are still the church. A miracle that is so quiet, and so sweet, and so precious that when it falls upon the cheek of a sleeping babe, will not disturb; the miracle of Gods anatole. Wherever in the Bible the messianic hope is described, it is always in terms of the light of the knowledge of the glory of God that shined in the face of Jesus Christ [2 Corinthians 4:6]. And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of His showing unto Israel. And if youd like to follow it in your Bible, turn to the first chapter of Luke, beginning at verse 67, and we shall read to the end of the chapter: And Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying. Whether near or far, we would be happy to share the journey with you. Sunday Worship 9:00amHour of Power Prayer Noon Wednesdays. Practicing Peace. The company had prepared gifts for the men, and they gave gifts to one another. And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid. Suffice it to say life as we have known it -- the world as we have known it -- will never be the same. The subject of his sermon was Dont Look Back, and he preached from Luke 17:32, encouraging parishioners not to look back like Lots wife who turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back as God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for its wickedness. If Christmas means drunkenness, and rioting, and debauchery, and pleasure unbounded and unrestrained, if Christmas means the liberty, well, of course, I dont think it would be appropriate to get drunk, and to riot, and to live in dirt, and filth, and iniquity at that time when were grieving over the loss of a dear friend. But, I said, if Christmas means the light of the knowledge of God in the face of Jesus, and if Christmas means that Christ has come into this darkened world to give us a hope beyond the grave and beyond the night and beyond the dark, if Christmas means God in human flesh lifting up a sorrying and despairing humanity, if it means that, then lets thank God for the light, and the hope, and the preciousness, and share it with one another. So we had our meeting and we had our Christmas party.
High up in the Apennines in Italy, there on the slopes of a hill in Hong Kong, in England, in Germany, in France, in Africa, a little piece of ground with the American flag flying high overhead; and then standing there and remembering that one of my dear members, a mother and a father, said, When you pass by, our son is buried there. Or, We think that he lost his life nearby and is doubtless buried there without a name, unknown. And your hearts cry, O God, is there not some better way?. From the very beginning of the prophetic Scriptures, referred to by Zacharias the father of John the Baptist, the messianic hope of Israel was always looked upon as a sun rising, as a light of glory and gladness. We are followers of Jesus Christ,open in heart and mind,progressive,and contemplative.
To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we dont use a simple average. And you see them without doctors, without hospitals, without nurses. DaySpring Baptist Church has been moving forward and looking ahead for over a century of spreading love and the word of God. Suppose there were no light. I repeat. Then of course all of the monetary gifts we bring tonight are dedicated to the Lottie Moon Christmas offering for foreign missions, to preach the gospel abroad. Its Christs time. I would know that because it is cold in that high ridge of mountains upon which Bethlehem, and Jerusalem, and Shiloh, and Samaria are located. And well have one of the most rewarding, and meaningful, and beautiful services that weve ever looked upon. We have six missions, and through the rest of the winter our pastors of those six missions will distribute those staple groceries and that clothing to the poor among our people. Then the light of the glory of the messianic hope is to take away from our sins and to add to our salvation. We call this church the miracle on Eighth Avenue, Roberts said. O God! We are living in unseen days, unimagined times, and tremendous change.
Christmas time is Gods time. They were beautiful occasions. Inspirational devotions delivered right to your email inbox. Its important to take that order. It is entitled The Heartcry of Japan. And it will have a message for all of us and especially for us who are praying for the tremendous evangelistic appeal to be made throughout the islands of Nippon this coming spring. The sermon was delivered by Minister Gilbert Means Sr. of DaySpring. Experience the love of God, the grace of Jesus Christ, and the sweet communion of the Holy Spirit with us. DaySpring is my family. I was overwhelmed! Fear not, said the angel, for I bring you glad tidings which shall be to all people: for unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord [Luke 2:10-11]; the good news that in Christ all of our sins are washed away. Death and frozen desolation everywhere, all because of the dark, deep, perpetual, eternal, impenetrable. And the White Christmas program honored God and was a blessing untold to all of our people. At the eight-fifteen service we had one of our most glorious rewards. Then in the prophecy of this wondrous and marvelous Child, there were four things here described by which the richness of the glory of God should lighten, and gladden, and bless this weary world. And it was so dark, dark, dark, seven hundred feet beneath the surface of the ground. Not play. Gainesville has been made better because of DaySpring.. Isnt there some better way, some better way? To look upon the vast almost uncounted multitudes that crowd out of Red China into Hong Kong, thousands and thousands, so much so that soldiers have to stand at the border gates to turn back the human mass seeking food, and shelter, and hope, and life, and liberty. Then through the following weeks and months of the cold winter, we could give these things out to our poor. I wish I could accommodate myself to it. And they came to their boss man and said, We just dont know whether it is right for us to have so beautiful a party and this sadness covering our souls. So the deacon brought it to me, and he said, Pastor, what shall I do? No man shall ever see the face of God in unforgiven sin, no man. And bring it up here and put it at the feet of our Christ Child. And one of the instruments of our ministry are these beautiful White Christmas offerings we bring to our Lord. There are about two thousand five hundred seats in this auditorium. Then the next [chapter] announces the incomparable glory of the birth of Jesus our Lord. O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie, Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by, Yet in thy dark streets shineth, the everlasting light, The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight. For faith without works is dead. Oh, that it might always be thus: a time of immeasurable gratitude to God! And the text is in the first chapter of Luke and the seventy-eighth verse: Whereby the anatole from on high hath visited us. You know, I do not think in the Greek language there is a more beautiful word than this word anatole, a-n-a-t-o-l-e. It was a loved family and it crushed the hearts of the other men in the company. Take away from the knowledge of our sins, take away from it, and add to the glory of our salvation. Dayspring is a Baptist Church in St. Louis, MO. Double-click here to upload or link to a .mp3. All rights reserved. Herring was ordained as pastor of the church in 2008. 2022 www.gainesville.com. You were sending money, support and prayers through the pandemic.. Like so many of you, I looked at this world after the Second World War. Is there not some better way?, As you look upon the waste of war, the refugee, homeless and helpless, no place to go, all he ever loved in his life destroyed, all he ever possessed confiscated. Its a time for light, for glory, for prayer, for praise, for unspeakable thanksgiving for the love of the gift of God in Christ Jesus our Lord; Whereby the anatole from on high hath visited us, to give us light, we who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death [Luke 1:78-79]. For example, in the twenty-fourth chapter of the Book of Numbers, The Holy Spirit of God came upon Balaam, and he prophesied, saying, There shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Scepter shall rise out of Israel [Numbers 24:17]. Instead, we are sheltering in place at home. You would think they were professionals; thats because they have the Spirit of God in their hearts. Land was purchased at a cost of $10 to establish DaySpring at its present location. Thou shalt call His name Isous, Savior, Jesus, said the angel, because He shall save His people from their sins [Matthew 1:21]. But that is not stopping us from worshiping God. What do you think is appropriate?. (Why? Great cities as big as Chicago, from horizon to horizon, as far as the eye could see, nothing but rubble, and debris, and jagged saw toothed buildings, standing in pieces, and the wreckage strewn over the face of the earth. I give my heart to God. He hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of His servant David; As He spake by the mouth of His holy prophets, which have been since the world began: That we should be saved; that the hand of those that hate us should be destroyed; That there should be for us mercy promised to our fathers, whereby God shall remember His holy covenant; The oath which He sware to our father Abraham. Make it now, while we stand and while we sing. CHILD-SHOEBOX COLLECTION It is our aim to be startled again by the Truth of God's Word, that in hearing we might believe and in believing we might give our lives back to God. Then he says a third and a beautiful thing: To give knowledge of salvation unto His people by the remission of their sins [Luke 1:77]. But in His mercy and in His goodness, God hath made a way whereby all of us can come boldly to the throne of grace and someday look on the face of God and live; To give knowledge of salvation unto His people by the remission of their sins [Luke 1:77]. On the first note of this first stanza, step out to the front, and you will find God walking by your side every step of the way. Well, I replied very simply. Thank you for giving us the leader you gave us. And the nations shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
And that cruel, unending wheel of grinding despair seemingly is to curse mankind forever. They and their sheep would be in the sheepfold. But the prophecy said, Whereby the anatole, the Dayspring, from on high hath visited us, to guide our feet into the path of peace [Luke 1:78-79]. The theme for the anniversary was Remembering the Past While Moving Forward.. As you look on television, Im sure you can see somewhat of the beautiful Japanese decorations in this auditorium. Foxxs prayer was followed by Gilbert Means Jr. reading three scriptures and the deacons of the church leading devotion. CoVid 19 has marched in with a vengeance and stolen our sense of security. Grace and peace be unto you! Each Sunday morning, we still gather to worship online through streaming -- so connect with us on ZOOM or FB Live. A disciple must connect to a church and grow in faith, Word, knowledge, service and understanding. I have never seen a thing so blessed of God in my life. Sometimes its good to look back if looking back has a positive purpose, Means said. But in the providence of God in Christendom, the great celebration of the nativity of our Lord is located at this time of the year. Is there not some better way?, Or go through the continent large, vast, dark, and ignorance and superstition has led the people into every kind of superstition, and they are destroyed in tuberculosis and in every kind of vile loathsome disease that you could imagine. And in the great announcement of the coming of our Lord in the fourth chapter of the Book of Matthew: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying, The land of Zebulun, and the land of Naphtali, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles, the people which sat in darkness saw a great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up.